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Fresh snow in Himachal


April 11th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's higher reaches Wednesday got a fresh spell of snow, plummeting temperatures by several notches."The high hills in Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Kullu and Chamba ... Read more...

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Mild snowfall in Shimla, Manali


March 8th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali received mild snow Thursday evening, surprising the merrymakers who had celebrated Holi, the festival of colours, earlier ... Read more...

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Fog covers parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite fog in some parts of Punjab and Haryana, the weather was mostly dry, a Met official said Thursday.In Punjab, Amritsar was the coldest at 4.8 ... Read more...

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Mercury dips again in Punjab and Haryana


February 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) After a rise Monday morning, temperatures have dipped again in Punjab and Haryana.Patiala in Punjab and Karnal in Haryana had thick fog, reducing the visibility to 350 ... Read more...

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Nippy Thursday across north India (Roundup)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The cold wave continued unabated across north India Thursday as temperatures dipped across the region. Bright sunshine in most places could not provide respite from ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Himachal, cold wave unabated


February 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) The continuing cold wave again tightened its grip over Himachal Pradesh Saturday as the state's higher reaches had a fresh spell of snow.The weather office here ... Read more...

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More snow in Manali, Kalpa and higher reaches of Himachal


January 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh in the past 24 hours kept the temperatures ... Read more...

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Mercury plummets across Himachal Pradesh


January 21st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The minimum temperature in most parts of Himachal Pradesh dipped further Saturday, the Met office here said.Temperatures across the hill state, except for Shimla, plummeted though ... Read more...

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Srinagar freezes for 6th day, record broken


January 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar breaking a 16-year record. The city's day temperature remained below the freezing point for ... Read more...

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Himachal braces for rain, snow


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to experience rain and snowfall this week, the weather office here said Monday."There are chances of rain and ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16.6


December 30th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) The minimum temperatures were below the freezing point in the Kashmir Valley including Srinagar, with Leh shivering at minus 16.6 degrees.The minimum temperature was minus 4.5 ... Read more...

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Cold wave in Bihar ends encephalitis epidemic


December 27th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) The cold wave sweeping across Bihar has proved to be a blessing in disguise for the authorities trying to control an epidemic of Japanese encephalitis in ... Read more...

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Feeling cold in the plains? Head to the hills!


December 25th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) If the plains of northern India are shivering and dense fog is playing havoc with road, rail and air traffic, then trudge to the hills!Ironically, ... Read more...

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It’s a dry Christmas in Himachal resorts this year


December 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Mellow sunshine and not snow will greet visitors on Christmas day at most of tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh this year.The Met Office here Saturday ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Keylong in deep freeze at minus 6.1 degrees


December 24th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Many parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold Saturday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point in many tourist resorts, except Shimla.Keylong, the headquarters ... Read more...

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Snowy day forecast in Kashmir Valley, mountains


December 19th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley is likely to get moderate snowfall and the higher reaches witness witness heavy snowfall Tuesday, the weather office here has forecast and advised ... Read more...

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Himachal slightly warmer but snowfall expected


December 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a marginal rise in the temperature due to dry conditions, but the Met Office has forecast chances of rain ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip to lowest in Kashmir, Ladakh


December 17th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh Saturday with cities and towns in both regions recording some of their lowest temperatures ... Read more...

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Taps freeze in Srinagar’s coldest night, 13.6 at Leh


December 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) This summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed its coldest night of the season so far as the minimum temperature Tuesday fell to minus ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night so far, further dip forecast


December 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season so far with the minimum temperature dropping to minus 3.2 degrees Celsius early ... Read more...

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Manali wrapped up in white blanket


December 10th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) Snowfall continued to elude this Himachal Pradesh capital Saturday, but another tourist resort, Manali, had moderate snow again.The minimum temperature recorded at Manali that saw ... Read more...

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Rain, snowfall forecast in Himachal


April 13th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to experience more rain and snowfall over the weekend, a weather official here said Wednesday."There are chances of ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall drapes Manali in white


April 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, April 6 (IANS) Hills overlooking the picturesque resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh were wrapped in a white blanket for the second consecutive day Wednesday with the Met ... Read more...

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Himachal may experience heavy snow, rain


March 1st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rain and snowfall in the next two days, a weather official said here Tuesday."There are chances of heavy snowfall and rainfall at ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

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Himachal to get more rain, snow


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Cold conditions will aggravate in Himachal Pradesh with the weather office here Wednesday forecasting more rain and snowfall over the next four days."There are chances of rainfall ... Read more...

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More rain, snowfall forecast for Himachal


February 14th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may see more rain and snowfall in the next three days, aggravating the cold wave in the region, the Met department said Monday."Heavy to moderate snowfall ... Read more...

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Avalanche warning issued in upper Himachal


February 12th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Saturday issued an advisory to the people living in Lahaul and Spiti district not to venture out in the next two days due to ... Read more...

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Heavy rain, snow expected in Himachal


February 7th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rain and snowfall in the next 24 hours, a weather official said here Monday."There are chances of heavy rain ... Read more...

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Hills overlooking Manali get snow again


February 6th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 6 (IANS) Hills overlooking Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist resort of Manali saw another spell of snowfall Sunday but the entire state has been experiencing unusually high temperatures."The minimum temperature in ... Read more...

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Himachal sees rise in mercury but rain, snow expected


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw an unusual rise in temperatures Thursday due to long sunny days in the past few days, but the Met Office here ... Read more...

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Himachal’s popular tourist destinations get more snow (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Popular hill resorts of Himachal Pradesh got more snowfall Sunday and the night temperature was expected to fall further, weather officials said.A fresh spell of snow greeted the ... Read more...

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Himachal sees fresh snowfall, gets colder


January 30th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced a fresh spell of snowfall early Sunday, intensifying the cold wave in the region with Shimla recording a low of 2.6 ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Keylong freezes at minus 16.7 degrees Celsius


January 24th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold conditions Monday, with the minimum temperature staying below or near freezing point in many areas, the weather office here ... Read more...

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More snow on Himachal’s higher reaches


January 20th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) Severe cold continued to grip Himachal Pradesh Thursday as higher reaches experienced a fresh spell of snow.The weather office here forecast more snow Friday in the state, ... Read more...

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